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Old Georgetown Appendix: CFA Meeting — 21 October 2004

OG 04-218

HPA number: 
HPA 04-359
Location: 
2609 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement front door and alterations for new window
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement front door and new slate tile on vestibule as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 20 October 2004. Granite step will remain. Proposed light fixtures were NOT approved. Applicant deleted alterations to second door for window from this application.

OG 04-249

HPA number: 
HPA 04-416
Location: 
3106 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alterations to third floor, addition of one-story rear porch with roof deck
Review Type: 
Concept - revised design
Recommendation: 

No objection to concept design for proposed alterations, including double doors on side wall, removal of third floor projecting glass enclosure, addition of new window and extension of roof, and alterations to second floor openings on rear with a balcony of no more than 6-inch projection as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 13 October 2004. Note is made that the Foundation for the Preservation of Historic Georgetown holds an easement on this property. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details, with permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-272

HPA number: 
HPA 04-455
Location: 
1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
United States
Property: 
American Institutes for Research
Description: 
Two oversize 1'-8" 'AIR' signs on wall at lower level and one 4'-9" sign at 5th floor over Whitehurst Freeway
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for two proposed signs composed of non-illuminated pin-mounted letters reading 'AIR' as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 13 October 2004 which indicate 12-inch high sign in arcade and 1'-4" high sign facing on 31st St. Oversized sign on 5th floor overlooking the Whitehurst Freeway was NOT approved and has been deleted from this application.

OG 04-275

HPA number: 
HPA 04-459
Location: 
3344 P Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace existing fencing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of stockade fence with a 6-ft high board and batten wood fence on rear yard. New fence must be stained or painted.

OG 04-276

HPA number: 
HPA 04-460
Location: 
3226 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Wire trellis above existing fence on rear yard
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 21 September 2004 indicate that proposed wire trellis above existing rear yard fence will not be visible from public space. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 04-279

HPA number: 
HPA N/A
Location: 
3224 N Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Prospect Place – Little Folks School
Description: 
Demolition of two-story side porch, new deck at lower level, replace wood siding with vinyl siding - work completed
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing vinyl siding which is out-of-character with the historic district and must be replaced with wood or hardi-board-like siding and appropriate trim around windows installed no later than 31 August 2005. Siding to be painted. With regrets, the Commission notes the demolition of the two-story side porch, which would not have been approved, but does not request its reconstruction due to the safety concerns of the current use of the building for a school. No objection to existing one-story deck at lower level which is not visible from public thoroughfare. Note is made that permit application is pending final Zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 04-280

HPA number: 
HPA 04-465
Location: 
3134 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement fence and gate atop new retaining wall, stone steps, and concrete parking pad
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to rear yard, including new grading, 6-ft tall wood vertical board fence atop a retaining wall, stone steps, wood gate and concrete parking pad. Fence will be stained or painted.

OG 04-281

HPA number: 
HPA 04-466
Location: 
3333 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
PMI Parking
Description: 
Internally-illuminated projecting sign on Bank Street, banner on Little Tavern
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for a 4 ft. x 2 ft. banner with lettering reading 'Park' to be located by entrance to garage on Bank Street as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 26 October 2004. Internally illuminated Park sign on Bank Street and banner mounted to the Little Tavern building on M Street, which are out of character with the historic district, were NOT approved and have been deleted from this permit application.

OG 04-283

HPA number: 
HPA 04-468
Location: 
3040 M Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Polo Ralph Lauren
Description: 
Projecting sign, signs and awnings - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for existing awnings with logo on valance and for sign panel over door with lettering reading 'Ralph Lauren'. See previous Recommendation under concept review (OG 04-146). Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing projecting sign and bracket, both of which must be removed no later than 31 January 2005. Commission regrets that work was completed prior to review or permit.

OG 04-285

HPA number: 
HPA 04-470
Location: 
1520 26th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Alteration to front stoop for storage
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed alterations to brick stoop for new storage space and solid wood door to be painted black as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 27 September 2004. Work may require some reconstruction of stoop re-using salvaged brick. Working drawings conform to approved concept. See previous Recommendation (OG 04-258).

OG 04-286

HPA number: 
HPA 04-471
Location: 
2816 O Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Brick garden wall facing alley and garden landscape plan
Review Type: 
Permit - revision to permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed addition of brick garden wall atop existing retaining wall, which will be painted to match house, as shown in supplemental drawings received and dated 7 October 2004. Railing mounted on neighbor's garage has been deleted from this application.

OG 04-287

HPA number: 
HPA 04-472
Location: 
3035 Q Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Condominium
Description: 
Install new fireplace and metal chimney - existing
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for existing exposed chimney flue which is out-of-character with the historic building and the district. Flue must be removed and the brick restored to original condition no later than 31 January 2005.

OG 04-288

HPA number: 
HPA 04-475
Location: 
1417 28th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement storefront bay windows, lower threshold of basement doors, and new revisions to approved design
Review Type: 
Permit - revision to permit
Recommendation: 

Recommend AGAINST issuance of permit for proposed revision to permit to re-glaze window bays. Existing historic storefront windows must be repaired and retained as previously agreed. See previous Recommendation (OG 04-101). No objection to issuance of permit for revisions to lower threshold of basement doors and to retain bricked-in openings. File new submission of working drawings, including dimensions and details for new paneled doors, for new configuration of rear yard, and for new brick garden wall with painted sliding wood gate behind, with new permit application for review by the Commission when ready.

OG 04-290

HPA number: 
HPA 04-478
Location: 
1061 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
XY Decor
Description: 
Awning, projecting banner over C&O Canal, and sign scheme
Review Type: 
Concept
Superseded By: 
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Concept case superseded by permit application under case OG 04-293.

OG 04-291

HPA number: 
HPA 04-479
Location: 
1607 28th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replacement-in-kind of fixed doors for sunroom
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement-in-kind of doors in sunroom which have rotted beyond repair. New doors will match dimensions and detailing of original doors and will not be operable.

OG 04-293

HPA number: 
HPA 04-482
Location: 
1061 31st Street, NW
United States
Property: 
XY Decor
Description: 
Awning, projecting banner over C&O Canal, and sign scheme
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed re-covering of existing awning frame with woven fabric and lettering reading 'XY Decor - home & gift' limited to 12-inch high valance, and for logo and sign on glass door. Projecting banner over the C & O Canal and lettering on glass window were NOT approved and have been deleted from this application. Existing brackets must be removed no later than 31 January 2005. Note is made that permit application is pending final Zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 04-294

HPA number: 
HPA 04-483
Location: 
1557 33rd Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Skylight
Review Type: 
Permit - revised design
Recommendation: 

Returned without Action. Submitted materials and site visit during review of previous case (OG 04-179) indicate that proposed skylight will not be visible from public thoroughfare. Refer to the Historic Preservation Review Board.

OG 05-006

HPA number: 
HPA 05-011
Location: 
1031 30th Street, NW
United States
Property: 
Residence
Description: 
Replace stockade fence with vertical board fence with 1 ft. lattice top
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

No objection to issuance of permit for proposed replacement of stockade fence with a 6 ft. high vertical wood board fence with a 1 ft. lattice top. Fence must be stained or painted. Note is made that permit application is pending final Zoning review. Any modifications to the approved design as a result of further review in the permit process must be submitted to the Commission for approval.

OG 05-011

HPA number: 
HPA 05-016
Location: 
3304 R Street, NW
United States
Description: 
Swimming pool
Review Type: 
Permit
Recommendation: 

Returned without action. Submitted materials and a site visit of 19 October 2004 indicate that proposed swimming pool, which was part of the previously reviewed alterations to rear yard, will not be visible from public thoroughfare. See previous Recommendations (OG 04-192 and OG 04-123). Refer to Historic Preservation Review Board.